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September 1, 2016

In Transition

Gregory Cranmer has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Clemson University. 

D. Travers Scott has been granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at Clemson University.


Jennifer A. Samp, University of Georgia, and Andrew I. Cohen, Georgia State University, have received a multi-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for “Reparative Justice and Moral Injury among Post-Deployment Soldiers.” The study will visit multiple sites throughout the southeastern U.S. to explore the moral challenges of service members.

New Books

Jennifer A. Samp (Ed.), Communicating Interpersonal Conflict in Close Relationships: Contexts, Challenges, and Opportunities, Routledge, 9781138774902.

In the Media

Aaron Duncan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, contributed an article to The Conversation about favorite TV shows of Donald Trump supporters.

Jeffrey Kuznekoff, Miami University, was featured in a Washington Post article for research about how male video gamers treat females in the game.

Jerry Miller, Ohio University, was quoted in a Newsday article about how the challenging political party creates a negative impression of the status quo.

Robert Shuter, Arizona State University, contributed an article to The Huffington Post about mobile devices in the classroom. He also appeared on National Public Radio and was interviewed about his NCA journal articles, co-authored with Pauline Cheong of ASU.

S. Shyam Sundar, Penn State, was quoted in a article about user engagement with websites containing interactive browsing history.

Franklin Nii Amankwah Yartey, University of Dubuque, was quoted in a Refinery 29 news article on Snapchat Surgeons.

Of Interest

Rutgers School of Communication and Information Assistant Professor Matthew Weber and colleagues hosted a datathon at the Library of Congress in June 2016. Read more